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Catholic Theologians, Leaders Push Back on Pope's Gay Blessings

Posted on AllSides December 19th, 2023
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The mainstream media's portrayal of Pope Francis' declaration concerning same-sex couples is not entirely accurate, a respected Catholic theologian told Newsmax. Francis formally approved allowing priests to bless same-sex couples, with the Vatican’s Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith earlier this week issuing a new document explaining that people seeking God’s love and mercy shouldn’t be subject to "an exhaustive moral analysis" to receive it. Mainstream media outlets appeared eager to take the news to indicate that the pope's directive was a step closer to the Church blessing same-sex...

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